Chicago Horror Film Festival

News posts September 2016

Snatched Away - 2016 Official Selection!

Don't take what doesn't belong to you.

Snatched Away is a supernatural story about a woman named Belle being haunted in her poverty-stricken apartment. Come to find out that Belle is not what she seems.

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What Goes Up - 2016 Official Selection!

When a man wakes up in a mysterious place, he is forced to face his demons. 

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A modern, German expressionist micro-thriller wherein a girl is shadowed by an unknown pursuer. No color, no dialogue. No escape. 


Cecil - 2016 Official Selection!

When Tug Nestor discovers that his son, Cecil, has shrunk his favorite Halloween costume, Tug seeks vengeance and the night becomes a life or death struggle for Cecil... and the camera is rolling...

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Frame of Mind - 2016 Official Selection!

Frame of Mine is a Horror/Suspense film about a naive man who develops an unconventional and unnerving relationship with a subject at work, his lack of empathy leads to severe unintended results.

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B is for Bath - 2016 Official Selection!

A Man meet a Woman for what appears to be a date, but this meeting turns out to be something far more sinister.


In The Dark - 2016 Official Selection!

A couple's marriage falls apart as their son insists that a man is living inside his closet.


Stitched Up - 2016 Official Selection!

An introverted engineer who just wants a quiet life is nagged every day by his wife. But when he's tipped over the edge, he enjoys nothing more than utilizing his tools to shut her up with a needle and some thread.


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Sanctuary - 2016 Official Selection!

After hiding from the world for 30 years in a Monastery, an old dying Monk who believes that he is possessed wants to tell his story before he dies of how he came to be a Monk and the events that led him there. A hard core skeptic reporter from the Times comes to do an interview with the Monk, his b…

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Park At Your Own Risk - 2016 Official Selection!

CJT is a man on a mission: 1) Drive to girl, 2) Give flowers, 3) Receive sex. Only one thing stands in his way... a safe place to park. Foolishly pulling into an spooky abandoned lot protected by sinister forces, he must observe the warning signs to escape with his life.



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Kitchen - 2016 Official Selection!

In a big house lost in the middle of nowhere, Jason made the discovery of a old cookbook hidden in his attic.
Later, when he decided to prepare a delicious meal for his wife Marie , things do not go as planned ... A ghost has taken possession of the house.


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The Stylist - 2016 Official Selection!

Claire is a lonely hairstylist with an unnerving desire to escape her disappointing reality. When her final client of the evening arrives with the request to look perfect, Claire has plans of her own.

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Forget Me Not - 2016 Official Selection!

Forget Me Not revolves around recently widowed Eliza (Sophie Brooke) and her personal journey to self-destruction. Buried in guilt, she must fight her own demons while being haunted by a ghost of her past.


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The Message - 2016 Official Selection!

A woman involved in a hit and run while texting, receives a text message from the dead victim of that accident.


Evil Lives - 2016 Official Selection!

A night of fun turns to a night of terror, when an uninvited guest emerges from the shadows.


Rabbit's Foot - 2016 Official Selection!

An innocent Marsha arrives home late one night, only to be stalked by a psychopath.


Let's Play Dead Girl - 2016 Official Selection!

Inspired by a true event, Let’s Play Dead Girl is a cautionary tale about two best friends, Josephine and Juda, who create a website revolving around Alto, a mystical being living in their imagination. Soon, their obsession with Alto runs wild as they hatch a plan to murder their friend, Consuel…

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HAIL! - 2016 Official Selection!

Four friends go camping in the woods. Who will make it out alive? Are they all who they seem? This short is packed with Satanists and an amazing original music score.


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DELEVILRY - 2016 Official Selection!

What ingredients are in those hydration masks? Will Howie find out what is making his wife so manic? Will he find out before it's too late?


Small Talk - 2016 Official Selection!

​A simple man, Brian Holdt, wakes up to a terrifying masked man approaching through a dimly lit basement. In an effort for survival, Brian sheepishly comments on the murders cologne. Brians luck changes when the murder reveals himself as Brian’s old college friend, Cameron Karl. Cameron has been ru…

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